Well, great job, Minnesota Dems. Omar is now laughing at you…and laughing all the way to the bank.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) California Political Action Committee (PAC) revved its fundraising machine for Omar when she was running for Congress last year.
And this new fundraising link now asks to “stand with Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to fight hatred and to reclaim our democracy.”
But apparently not democracy for Somali girls, as Omar rejected Muslim reform-driven efforts against gender discrimination and female genital mutilation (FGM)
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) is fundraising off the backlash to her anti-Semitic tweets over the weekend that included a call by President Donald Trump for her to resign.
A page is set up reading “Pledge to stand with Ilhan. Donald Trump wants Ilhan to resign, but I stand with Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to fight hatred and to reclaim our democracy,” along with ways to donate….
The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) California Political Action Committee (PAC) revved its fundraising machine for Ilhan Omar, who is running for Congress in Minnesota….
CAIR held three fundraising events in California for the candidate. CAIR is a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity that was designated as a terrorist group by the United Arab Emirates. FBI wiretaps in 1993 revealed CAIR was established to deceptively push the Islamist agenda in America. ….
Back at home, in Omar’s limited political experience, she’s been hyper-focused on the needs of the Somali community. She claims to have netted funds for a Somali museum and “$5 million to help respond to a 2017 measles outbreak that largely affected the Somali community.”
Yet, her advocacy for the Somali community appears to lose momentum when it involves fighting against discrimination and gender violence against young Somali girls. In 2017, Omar rejected Muslim reform-driven efforts against gender discrimination and female genital mutilation (FGM)….
The issue drew attention to the widespread and secretive practice of genital mutilation against young girls. Campaigns against FGM have often been led by outspoken Muslim activists, FGM survivors and community leaders. Yet attempts by a Muslim reformer and campaigning activist to contact Omar were intercepted by her assistant and requests to speak to her were firmly rejected….